“Where are the Roger Williams of today? How amazing that such a phenomenal figure is not even more greatly immortalized in our schools for his heroism.” Ed Asner, star of Lou Grant.
Following my recent postings on gov’t v. business, this article features the founder of my birthplace, the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, by Roger Williams (1603-83). (That’s the actual name of the state.)
None of the rights we have are a gift from heaven nor are they the automatic consequence of social progression.
Every right has been earned thru protest, struggle and sacrifice, and maintained only thru continuing vigilance.